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Dr Charles Coley Forrester, Sr
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Birth: Oct. 9, 1928
New Holland
Hall County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 2004
Walton County
Georgia, USA

Dr. Charles C. Forrester

Dr. Charles C. Forrester, 75, of Monroe, died April 10, 2004. He was born on Oct. 9, 1928 in Gainesville, he was the son of the late Coley (Babe) Forrester and the late Iona Forrester. He was preceded in death by his sister, the late Ruby Savage.

Dr. Forrester quit High School to join the Navy, where he finished High School. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp. and U.S. Navy from 1946 to 1953. In 1958, Dr. Forrester surrendered to the ministry. In 1960, he was called to pastor Sharon Baptist Church in Braselton. He pastored Bethany Baptist in Gainesville, Grace Baptist in Doraville, Shady Grove Baptist in Stone Mountain, Calvary Baptist in Monroe, Antioch Baptist in Marietta,and Faith Baptist in Monroe. During this time, Dr. Forrester earned a Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Biblical Education and Doctor of Christian Education. He served as pastor of Faith Baptist from 1975 to 1996 and as Pastor Emeritus from 1996 to 2004.

Dr. Forrester also mentored many Pastors across the southeast. He taught Bible College for eight years and served as president of Antioch Bible College in the 1970's.

Dr. Forrester is survived by his wife Polly Forrester, one son and three step children; Chuck Forrester of Monroe, Sherry Shore of Monroe, Jack Winter of Monroe, Mark Winter of Summerville, siblings Larry Forrester of Gainesville, Wayne Forrester of Gainesville, Bradley Forrester of Gainesville, Diane Latimer of Gainesville and several nieces, nephews, grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday night at Faith Baptist Church with the Reverend Chris Conner and the Reverend Jack Winter officiating.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday April 13th at Hill Haven Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Kevin Barrett, R.D. Conner, James Davis, Tommy Hutchins, Phil Carter, and Howell Cooper.

Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

The Walton Tribune
April 21, 2004

Family links: 
  Coley Sellers Forrester (1896 - 1981)
  Iona Horton Forrester (1901 - 1967)
  Annie Bell Scott Forrester (1932 - 1990)
  Polly Ann Newman Forrester (1935 - 2015)*
  Charles Coley Forrester (1955 - 2011)*
  Charles Coley Forrester (1928 - 2004)
  Larry Forrester (1934 - 2010)*
  Wayne Durward Forrester (1939 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Hill Haven Cemetery
Walton County
Georgia, USA
Plot: The Good Shepherd Section, Lot 314, Grave No. 1
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Originally Created by: Joyce Mize Worsham
Record added: Jun 10, 2010
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Dr Charles Coley Forrester, Sr
Added by: Joyce Mize Worsham
Dr Charles Coley Forrester, Sr
Added by: Joyce Mize Worsham
Dr Charles Coley Forrester, Sr
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